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Honor Mission

Stephen J. Tomasic, Veteran
USMC - Korean Era
Buffalo, New York - 07 Sep 2017


ABOUT THE MISSION:

We have been requested to stand in Honor of the U.S. Marine Corps Service of prominent businessman Stephen J. Tomasic of Lackawanna, NY, who passed away on August 22nd. Mr. Tomasic had been serving in the USMC Reserves when he was called to Active Duty on 11 January 1953. He served 2 years, with an MOS of 6413 - Aircraft Communication System Technician. On 10 January 1955 at Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, NC, Mr. Tomasic was Honorably Discharged with the rank of Corporal (E-4) and earned the National Defense Service Medal.
Obituary: https://tinyurl.com/ycyurohw


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 07 Sep 2017
Primary Staging Time: 4:00 P.M.

Castiglia Funeral Home
873 Abbott Road
Buffalo, New York - 14220
http://mapq.st/2vLP0us


Ride Captain:


Special Instructions:

Flag Line for arrival of family and friends.
Calling Hours from 5:00 - 8:00 PM.
The family of Mr. Tomasic has been very adamant about their desire for PGR presence.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American Flag or USMC flag, dress for the weather, and bring a beverage for hydration.
Your participation in any portion of these Calling Hours will be appreciated.

SPECIAL NOTE: We have multiple Missions in Region-1 throughout the coming week. Please contribute your time as you're able.


Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 08 Sep, 2017
Staging #2 Time: 9:45 A.M.

Castiglia Funeral Home
873 Abbott Road
Buffalo, New York - 14220
http://mapq.st/2vLP0us


Ride Captain:


Special Instructions:

Assemble at the FH in preparation for Dignified Escort to Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church, 3148 Abbott Road, Orchard Park, NY.
Escort route will go past the business of Mr. Tomasic as a final salute.
Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 A.M, with Military Honors. (No Cemetery)
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American Flag or USMC flag and dress for the weather.
Please ensure your large bike flags are properly placed and securely attached. Please do whatever you're able to help Honor the USMC Service of Mr. Tomasic, and to support his very proud and loving family. The family has made it very clear that they will appreciate a strong PGR presence.


Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will be needed
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
 
Submitted by:
Don Higgins, SRC, Reg-1
gladiator6988@hotmail.com
 

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